Day archives: June 28th, 2019

Sebastia – Ancient Capital of Lesser Armenia

Sebastia – Ancient Capital

The city of Sebastia (today Sivas, central Turkey) was founded in the 1st century BC in the province of Lesser Armenia of the Pontic Empire. Under Emperor Diocletian, Sebastia became the capital of Lesser Armenia at the end of the 3rd century. From the beginning of the 5th century, it has been the capital of …